A loan of $3,075 helped a member to buy millet, sugar, "monkey bread", and some ingredients.


Soforal Group's story

This solidarity group was created on June 3, 2010. It comprises fourteen women who live in the same area. Their main work involves small-scale commerce.

Ms. Diariétou (at the right in the photo with her hand raised) is the group's official. She is 53 years old, a widow, and the mother of three children. She is active in selling refreshments (ice cream, millet porridge, etc.) She has good experience in this domain of work, since she has been working at it for several years.

This loan will enable her to boost her capital and to develop her business further. The profits will allow her to improve her family's living conditions (health, food, clothing, etc.) and to increase her savings.

In this group: Diarietou , Banna, Mariama, Aissatou, Awa, Aissatou, Fatou, Adama, Bintou Lamine, Sarata, Diatou, Bintou Niamo, Fatou Diallo, Seynabou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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